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CBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
increase the protein with people who have muscle wasting diseases including cancer. >>> researchers at uc berkeley have pinpointed a gene that helps turn carbohydrates into fat. when it was disabled in mice, it did not turn into fat. it's significant because it may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes. >>> a lawsuit is taking aim at what one group says are dangerous chemicals and products for infants and kids. baby product ares sold by major retailers contain unsafe levels of a flame retardant called trip. the legal move is a good way to get the companies attention. >> we have opened a dialogue with these companies and let them know we will have legal standing to sue them if they don't take action. companies during those 60 day call us and say hey, let's figure this out together. >> michael green shows studies that children have the highest levels o of flame retardants in their body. >>> today is pearl harbor day. it was 71 years ago that japan attacked the u.s. military base in hawaii pulling the country into world war ii. more than 2100 americans were killed on this day. 7:55
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addiction? some researchers say yes. they say factors such as materialism and impulsiveness play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction especially when phones are used excessively in public. that's when we're
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
growing. >>> and researchers at uc berkeley have pinpointed a gene that helps turn carbohydrates into fat. cashes did not -- carb is did not turn into fat. it may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes. >>> justin bieber must be thinking that the recording academy just doesn't like him. the 18-year-old pop star was not nominated for his album believe or any singles. his manager scooter went off about it on twitter, say grammy board blew it and that bieber deserved to be recognized. >> sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. >> he's doing okay, though. >>> they are in the holiday spirit in washington with the national christmas tree lighting on the white house lawn. >> the first family was on hand to welcome santa claus into town ♪ for goodness sakes ♪ >> i like him better doing al green. the christmas tree is a 28-foot spruce and from what state is that from colorado. >> decorated with bright green lights and stars. it was transplanted a couple months ago after the old tree died. and disney princesses star in this holiday lights display. this is at walnut creek. you can find t
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
-old aldan mau. investigators still want to know how he died. >>> uc berkeley scientists say they've found and important clue to fight a chronic illness. researchers say a gene that turns carbs into fat may be responsible for fatty liver disease. they say future -- doctors say a high-carb diet that includes things like breads and pastas can cause liver disease. >>> coffee that would cost you $50 a buck and it comes from beans that pass through an elephant. the growers behind this black ivory coffee in thailand learned that feeding the elephants the beans and having them come out the other end adds a certain magic to the beans. >> there's acid in the stomach and that breaks down the protein and that's one of the things responsible for bitterness. so you have a coffee without the bitterness of regular coffee. >> i love it. it's something different. it's -- there's definitely something wild about it that i can't put a name on. >> very interesting. very novel. the flavor is nice. the coffee founder has spent $300,000 developing that idea. and you know it won't cost peanuts either. i had to say
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